Julie Cartwright Antiques
Georgian Cast Silver Sugar Tongs by John Bourne, London c.1775
REF: MARS90 / LA199863
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These cast silver tongs were made circa 1775 by John Bourne. Cast tongs are relatively rare , they only lasted a very short time, from about 1765 to 1780 and these are a fine example. They have an unusual design. Exquisite pierced arms. Shell cups. Not initialled Hallmarks:- I.B for John Bourne. Lion Passant.
Julie Cartwright Antiques has clarified that the Georgian Cast Silver Sugar Tongs by John Bourne, London c.1775 (LA199863) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1775
Good. Old repair to extremity of one of the arms, very well executed and not easy to spot.
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